A Nebula-class heavy cruiser, the USS Cygnus has been in Starfleet service for more than three decades. Having recently completed an extensive refit that saw every system upgraded and updated, she’s now as cutting edge and up to date as when she was launched.
The Nebula-class has become a workhorse of Starfleet, capable of performing a wide range of mission profiles, partly thanks to her interchangeable mission pods. Scientific exploration, diplomacy, anti-piracy operations, humanitarian aid, disaster relief, defense are just some of the mission profiles that the Cygnus has taken on during the course of her service.
Recently assigned to the Fourth Fleet under Captain Bane Plase and Lieutenant Commander Erik Larsen, the Cygnus continues her service manned by a crew of the best and the brightest that Starfleet has to offer. Almost fifteen years after withdrawing from the galactic stage, the Federation is once more beginning to turn her gaze outward and re-engage with her neighbors. The Cygnus and her crew are ready for this challenge and are eager to return to the Federation’s roots of exploration and peaceful co-existence. Once more they will explore those strange new worlds, they will seek out new life and new civilizations and go boldly where no-one has gone before.
It had been three days since the destruction of the Crystalline Entity. Two days ago, Bane had talked to just about every single Admiral at Starfleet Command about their mission and the events with the Crystalline Entity, and had updated the Strategic Operations Officer of their sector as well. [...]
23 December 2401 (Earth calendar)
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